Franz Biersack, M.Sc.

Research Associate

Technical University of Munich
TUM School of Computation, Information and Technology
Chair of Integrated Systems
Arcisstr. 21
80290 München

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Building: N1 (Theresienstr. 90)
Room: N2138

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since Nov. 2018, Doctoral candidate at LIS
  • 2018, M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technische Universität München
    Master Thesis: "Implementation of an Image Processing Algorithm" at Airbus Defence and Space
  • 2016, B.Eng., Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg
    Bachelor Thesis: "Development of the Hardware Concept of a Display Timing Analyzer" at Continental Engineering Services
    Intern and working student during the studies at Continental Engineering Services
  • 2012, Intern at PCO


Industry 4.0 Laboratory (Bachelor degree laboratory, since SS19)

Digital Circuits (Bachelor degree lecture, since WS19/20)

Thesis Offers

Ongoing Theses

Supervised Theses

  • Implementation of a SmartNIC-Based Hardware Accelerator for Algorand Relay Nodes to Broadcast Blockchain Messages
    (Master Thesis, Markus Hörmann, 2024)
  • Design and Implementation of a Graphical User Interface for an Open-Source FPGA-Based Network Tester
    (Working Student, Markus Absmann, 2024)
  • Extension of a Load Balancer Hardware Implementation on the NetFPGA-SUME Platform for Priority-Awareness
    (Working Student, Fabiana Lotter, 2024)
  • Configurable Pinning of Flow Priorities to CPU Cores for a Simulation Framework of a SmartNIC-based Hardware Load Balancer
    (Bachelor Thesis, Fabiana Lotter, 2023)
  • Design and Implementation of a Power Consumption Model for a Network Simulation Framework with Multi-Core Compute Nodes
    (Bachelor Thesis, Markus Absmann, 2023)
  • Modeling and Simulation of Automotive E/E Architecture
    (External Master Thesis, Chengxi Li, 2023)
  • Design and Evaluation of a Hardware-based Packet Timestamping Mechanism in a Dynamic Load Balancer for NICs
    (Master Thesis, Diana Leichte, 2022)
  • Hardware Implementation of a Priority-Based Packet Queuing and Scheduling Mechanism
    (Bachelor Thesis, Berke Karakin, 2021)
  • Finding the Best Sets of C Compiler Optimization Options for Sensorless Field-Oriented Motor Control on an ARM Cortex-M3 Based Processor
    (External Bachelor Thesis, Benedikt Witteler, 2021)
  • Correction of Packet Delay Variation for Time Sensitive Networking with Frame Preemption on a Xilinx FPGA
    (External Master Thesis, Tarik Ibrahimpašić, 2020)
  • Testautomatisierung im FPGA Jenkins Build Flow mit dem Radio Communication Tester R&S ® CMX500
    (External Research Internship, Daniela Lutz, 2020)
  • Evaluation of Various Non-Transparent PCIe Bridge Configurations between Two x86 Processors
    (External Bachelor Thesis, Chengxi Li, 2020)
  • Evaluation of an embedded PCI Express Smart Interconnect concept within a large scaled automotive E/E platform
    (External Master Thesis, Andrea Nicholas Beretta, 2019)


  • Franz Biersack, Kilian Holzinger, Henning Stubbe, Thomas Wild, Georg Carle, Andreas Herkersdorf: Priority-aware Inter-Server Receive Side Scaling. 31st Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, and Network-Based Processing, 2023 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Kilian Holzinger, Franz Biersack, Henning Stubbe, Angela Gonzalez Mariño, Abdoul Kane, Francesc Fons, Zhang Haigang, Thomas Wild, Andreas Herkersdorf, Georg Carle: SmartNIC-based Load Management and Network Health Monitoring for Time Sensitive Applications. IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS ITAVT Workshop) , 2022 more… BibTeX
  • Kilian Holzinger, Henning Stubbe, Franz Biersack, Angela Gonzalez Mariño, Abdoul Kane, Francisco Lluis Fons, Zhang Haigang, Thomas Wild, Andreas Herkersdorf, Georg Carle: Poster: Precise Real-Time Monitoring of Time-Critical Flows. The 17th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT ’21) , 2021 more… BibTeX
  • Andreas Oeldemann, Franz Biersack, Thomas Wild, Andreas Herkersdorf: Inter-Server RSS: Extending Receive Side Scaling for Inter-Server Workload Distribution. 28th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing, 2020 more… BibTeX
  • Gerard Vives Vallduriola, Tim Helfers, Franz Biersack, Steffen Linssen, Dr. Jens Utzmann, Alessandro Vananti: THE USE OF DIFFERENT ARCHITECTURES AND STREAK OBSERVATIONS ALGORITHMS TO DETECT SPACE DEBRIS. 6th International Workshop on On-Board Payload Data Compression, 2018 more… BibTeX